Community Resources

School Enrollment

To enroll a child into the Detroit Public School System, Visit them online at or call 313-240-4377 for the parent information hotline.

Emergency Assistance

National Helpline Center

Call 2-1-1

Call the National Helpline Center for free and confidential information and referrals regarding food, housing, employment, health care, counseling, and other services.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Phone: 1-800-799-7233

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides confidential, one-on-one support for women, men, children, and families affected by domestic violence. Call 1-800-799-7233 to speak with a representative.

Local Homeless Shelters

Click on the link above for a list of homeless shelters and supportive housing in Wayne County.

Detroit, Michigan Homeless Shelters & Services for the Needy

Click on the link above for additional listings of homeless shelters and services provided in Wayne County.

Local Women’s Shelters

Click on the link above for a listing of women’s shelters in the Detroit area.


Visit to learn more about nutrition, and the importance of staying physically active.

Visit to learn more about the health benefits of physical activity.

Arts, Entertainment, & Education

The Detroit Institute of Arts
Michigan Science Center
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit Zoo